The Al Yergey Mass Spectrometry Scientist Award is sponsored by ASMS to recognize dedication and significant contributions to mass spectrometry-based science by “unsung heroes.” This award is named in memory of Al Yergey a well-respected scientist who served 45 years at National Institutes of Health where he was known as a dedicated mentor. 2018 marked the 50th year of Al's ASMS membership.
Nominations will be held for three years. Up to three awards ($1000 each and a plaque) will be presented at the ASMS Annual Conference.
Eligibility. Nominations are open to scientists (NON-tenure track) in academic, government, non-profit, and industrial labs. Nominees must be members of ASMS.
Nominations are due November 30.
How to Apply. First, complete and submit the online nomination Form. Second, insure that required letters are sent by email. Nomination is not complete until letters are received by info [at] asms [dot] org. Letters must be received by November 30.
Items needed to complete the online nomination form:
- The nominee’s current position, affiliation, and contact information;
- A brief statement describing the dedication and contributions of the nominee to mass spectrometry;
- The nominee’s CV or biographical sketch;
- Names and emails of two professional colleagues of the nominee who will provide a one-page letter of support.
Award recipients will be selected by a committee of members appointed by the ASMS President.